Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday hailed the district improvement council elections, the primary set of polls within the newly fashioned union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, as a victory of hope, democracy and the prime minister’s imaginative and prescient for J&Okay.
BJP, which emerged as the one largest celebration, gained 75 seats within the polls. Prasad asserted that the Gupkar alliance, a coalition of opposition events in Jammu and Kashmir, was solely fashioned trigger the events might by no means have fought the BJP single-handedly.
“Persons are calling this a victory of the Gupkar alliance however in the event you see the numbers, BJP has garnered extra votes than NC, PDP and Congress mixed,” Prasad stated. “BJP has four,87,364 votes, whereas NC obtained 2,82,514, PDP obtained 57,789 and Congress obtained 1,39,382 votes.”
Prasad additionally added that the voting share in areas such Shopian, Bandipura and Pulwama has elevated because the 2019 Lok Sabha election, dismissing that the folks have been sad with the union authorities’s choice to strip J&Okay’s particular standing.
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“The folks of Kashmir have delivered a powerful slap to extremists, terrorists and their patrons,” Prasad stated. “The defeat of Gupkar Alliance from the world of Burhan Wani is vital for extra causes. The so-called killing of Burhan Wani was made a problem of worldwide marketing campaign by thAlliance’snts. In the present day the Gupkar Aliance’s defeat from that space exhibits the change of wave in J&Okay,” he added.
Prasad additionally stated that the folks of Kashmir have seen improvement after years, restoring their religion in democracy. “The folks have rejected those that rule and as an alternative chosen those that work,” Prasad stated.
The Union minister additionally hailed the victory of 52 impartial candidates, of which he stated many are supporters of the BJP. “Democracy is popping its pages in Jammu and Kashmir. As an alternative of throwing stones, folks are actually exercising their franchise utilizing poll papers,” he stated.
“Individuals make a behavior of disparaging the prime minister and questioning his reputation,” Prasad stated. “However from Ladakh to Telangana, Rajasthan to Assam and Bihar, folks have elected Narendra Modi as their chief.”